Why Onsuri Extra Virgin Olive Oil?
Seeking to bring the extraordinary family’s authentic produce to a wider audience, Onsuri’s ethos can be read in its name. Water and sun, earth and time, are at the very heart of the process – from planting to harvest to press. Elemental: as it should be.
To provide consumers with the finest extra virgin oil, clear and transparent and absolutely without compromise.
Quality over Quantity
Where companies often sacrifice quality for quantity, our exclusive selection of extra virgin olive oil falls within the guidelines of the coveted “Ultra-Premium” – the highest standard of quality EVOO in the world. How the fruit was grown, transported and harvested, how it was milled into oil, and how the oil was packaged and bottled all provide the characteristics of an extra virgin olive oil.
Objective, verifiable chemical standards form the foundation of the UP grade. Chemical analysis has proven to be a fundamental indicator of sensory quality, predictor of perishability, and authenticity of olive oils.
Onsuri’s oils are the ultimate expression of the land and its founder. High in polyphenols, which are antioxidant-rich and linked to various health benefits, low levels of free fatty acids (acidity) and they taste full-bodied and astonishing.
Simply stated, a low level of free fatty acids is an indicator of a superior olive oil. So, an acidity level of 0.8 percent is average, 0.5 percent is good and 0.3 percent is considered the highest quality.
Onsuri oils contain less than 0.3 percent free fatty acids, meaning the company only uses oils pressed from the best olives, and with the highest production standards. Measuring free fatty acids is a highly technical way to measure quality.
Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats; omega-3, omega-6, and oleic acid – the good fats. This fatty acid is believed to have many beneficial effects and is a healthy choice for cooking.
- Help lower your cholesterol
- Control insulin levels in the body
- Contains modest amounts of vitamins E and K.
But olive oil is also loaded with powerful antioxidants some of which have powerful biological effects.
Research has shown
- Strong anti-inflammatory effects
- Protects against cognitive decline
- Protects against arthritis
- Reduces risk of diabetes and has cancer-fighting properties
- It is also known to reduce the risk of heart disease and protect cells from damage